Messy Bessey's Holidays Lesson for Grades K-2

Messy Bessey's Holidays book cover

In the book, Messy Bessey's Holidays, Bessey wants to make holiday cookies to give as presents to her friends. Students learn the factors of production, natural resources, human resources and capital resources (capital goods); as well as the intermediate goods used in making cookies. As assessment of knowledge, students classify factors of production and intermediate goods.

•  Lesson (pdf)

•  Whiteboard (SMART/notebook)

•  Whiteboard (ActivInspire/flipchart)

This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades K, 1, and 2.

Book written by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack / ISBN: 0-516-26476-1. This book is in print and available.

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Audience:   Elementary School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Literature, Economics
Resource Types:   Lessons, SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Concepts:   Factors of Production/Productive Resources
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